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December 13, 2012
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NTU's 'sense-ational' invention helps underwater vessels navigate with ease
Nanyang, Singapore (SPX) Dec 13, 2012
NTU scientists have invented a 'sense-ational' device, similar to a string of 'feelers' found on the bodies of the Blind Cave Fish, which enables the fish to sense their surrounding and so navigate easily. Using a combination of water pressure and computer vision technology, the sensory device is able to give users a 3-D image of nearby objects and map its surroundings. The possible applications of this fish-inspired sensor are enormous. The sensor can potentially replace the expensive 'eyes and e ... read more
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AEROSPACE

Commando II Takes To Sky
Lockheed Martin has delivered an MC-130J Commando II to Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., yesterday. Aircraft 5710 is the twelfth of 27 MC-130Js to be assigned to the Air Force Special Operations C ... more
UAV NEWS

Boeing's Reusable, Unmanned X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle Begins Second Flight
Boeing has successfully returned an unmanned U.S. Air Force X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle to orbit, continuing to demonstrate how the system provides responsive, reusable access to space. An Atlas V ro ... more
SPACEWAR

Global anger as N. Korea fires long-range rocket
North Korea launched a long-range rocket Wednesday days before its young ruler marks 12 months in power, intensifying the threat posed by the nuclear-armed state and provoking global condemnation. ... more
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WAR REPORT

Syria regime using missiles, barrel bombs: US
The Syrian regime has begun using missiles and barrel bombs against opposition rebels in the past week or so, a top US official said Wednesday, denouncing the increasing use of "vicious weapons." ... more


FLOATING STEEL

Briton jailed for plot to pass nuclear sub secrets to Russia
A British navy sailor was jailed for eight years Wednesday for trying to pass nuclear submarine secrets to men he thought were Russian spies. ... more
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NUKEWARS

'Enormous joy' in N. Korea, but Asian neighbours unamused
North Korea said Wednesday the whole country "has been swept up with enormous joy" after its rocket launch, but in nearby Asian cities there was irritation over the latest antics from a nightmare neighbour. ... more
TERROR WARS

China marks massacre amid tense Japan ties
China marks the 75th anniversary Thursday of the killing of huge numbers of people in Nanjing by Japanese soldiers, in a year when a territorial row sent ties between the Asian powers plunging. ... more
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Russia Considers Meteor Impact Prevention Project

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Singapore launches world's first ZigBee inter-satellite comms system

Officials expand space-tracking website

THE STANS

Panetta weighs future US troop levels in Kabul talks
US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta conferred with commanders in Afghanistan on Wednesday on how many American troops should remain in the country after most combat forces withdraw in 2014. ... more
SPACEWAR

N. Korea defends right to continue space programme
North Korea vowed Wednesday to continue its space programme despite international outrage after it launched a long-range rocket, saying it was not a matter of debate for the United Nations Security Council. ... more
NUKEWARS

IAEA 'hopes' for Parchin access in Iran visit
The chief UN nuclear inspector said he hoped Iran would grant access during talks in Tehran on Thursday to a military base central to the IAEA's suspicions of atomic weapons research. ... more
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AEROSPACE

Canada widens search for fighter jet beyond F-35
Canada's government on Wednesday widened its multi-billion-dollar search for a new fighter jet to models other than the F-35 it has spent 15 years helping the United States and other allies to develop. ... more
AEROSPACE

Rockwell Collins wins Navy E-6b upgrade
Aviation communications company Rockwell Collins will modernize and upgrade U.S. Navy airborne strategic command systems in a $295 million deal that includes work on aircraft involved with the operations. ... more
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Decision support system makes malaria diagnostics more effective

Composition of Earth's mantle revisited

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Trash burning worldwide significantly worsens air pollution

Earth can sustain more terrestrial plant growth than previously thought

Black carbon linked to cardiovascular health

A long childhood feeds the hungry human brain

CYBER WARS

US diplomacy goes virtual with youth video game
The United States expanded its e-diplomacy efforts Wednesday with the launch of a video game aimed at helping young people get a better understanding of American language and culture. ... more
CYBER WARS

Two Mannings in court: idealist or emotionally unstable?
Who is the real Bradley Manning: a fragile and unstable being, with suicidal tendencies, or a man of conscience, aware of his actions and determined to make his mark in the world? ... more
TERROR WARS

U.S. escalates African counter-terror war
The U.S. military is expanding its key counter-terrorism base in Africa, Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti, as Washington escalates a secretive shadow war against al-Qaida and its allies. ... more
TERROR WARS
Russia shuts down Azerbaijan radar station: Baku

Turkey assures Russia Patriot missiles for defence: diplomat

Japan authorises N. Korea rocket interception


TERROR WARS
Tehran denies Iranian missile experts in North Korea

Iran to observe North Korea missile test

Severodvinsk submarine launches first cruise missile at ground targets


TERROR WARS
Mystery Air Force space plane launched

Boeing's Reusable, Unmanned X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle Begins Second Flight

US drone strike kills at least three in Pakistan


TERROR WARS
US Air Force selects Raytheon to develop future Protected SATCOM System

General Dynamics Awarded Contract Under New U.S. Army Rapid-Acquisition Communications Program

Astrium to provide military X-band satcoms to six UK Royal Navy vessels

AEROSPACE

Brazil fighter deal seen to favor Boeing
Brazil's long-delayed FX-2 fighter competition isn't over yet but Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet is winning friends in the Brazilian air force, news reports said. ... more
NUKEWARS

Launch thrusts N.Korea back on US agenda
North Korea's surprise long-range rocket launch has forced it back onto the agenda of re-elected US President Barack Obama, who had all but given up at finding a way to influence the pariah state. ... more
SPACEWAR

N. Korea put object into orbit: NORAD
North American Aerospace Defense Command officials said North Korea appeared to have successfully launched an object in orbit on a missile, marking a technological success for the hermit nation. ... more
UAV NEWS

Mystery Air Force space plane launched
A secret U.S. Air Force space plane has been launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida on its third classified mission, officials said. ... more
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NUKEWARS

North Korea successfully launches long-range rocket

SUPERPOWERS

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SUPERPOWERS

US seen as 'first among equals' in 2030: intel report

WAR REPORT

US military to keep 'strong' role in Mideast: Panetta

MILPLEX

More F-16s for Egypt fuels arms debate

WAR REPORT

Israeli forces raid offices of West Bank NGOs

NUKEWARS

Canada announces new sanctions against Iran

SUPERPOWERS

India minister: we must accept China in our backyard

NUKEWARS

Iran says ready for IAEA talks on issues of 'concern'

NUKEWARS

World powers watching closely Iran-IAEA talks

Brazil's Rousseff grounds fighter choice until economy takes off

Pakistani Taliban threaten politicians

World powers watching closely Iran-IAEA talks

Fears of Syria chemical arms founded but use unlikely

Saudis and allies build cyberwar defenses

Detecting tunnels using seismic waves not as simple as it sounds

US Army Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System Software Released

Brazil's Rousseff to make first official France visit

Philippines eyes greater US military presence

Russia shuts down Azerbaijan radar station: Baku

EU says Nobel will spur reforms to keep Europe at peace

Iraqi Kurdistan president visits forces in Kirkuk

Iran poll likely to bolster feared general

Turkey assures Russia Patriot missiles for defence: diplomat

Taliban to attend Paris conference on Afghanistan

US report faults Pakistan over Afghan war

Swiss to get Swedish jets cheaper than Swedes: report

Air Force Space Command's roots traced back to the 1940s

USAF Hopes Bulk Rocket Purchase Will Save Billions

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